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Vancouver to Calgary by bus

The journey from Vancouver to Calgary by bus is 419.02 mi and takes 14 hr 26 min. There are 4 connections per day, with the first departure at 7:15 AM and the last at 3:00 PM. It is possible to travel from Vancouver to Calgary by bus for as little as $123.13 or as much as $135.59. The best price for this journey is $123.13.

Lowest Price$123.13
Journey Duration14 hr 26 min
Connection per Day4
Lowest Price$123.13
Highest Price$135.59
First Departure7:15 AM
Last Departure3:00 PM
Distance419.02 mi
DepartureVancouver
ArrivalCalgary
CarriersRider Express

Vancouver to Calgary Bus Times

Departure date
Wednesday, Feb 28, 2024

Traveling from Vancouver to Calgary with Virail

Do you know the best way to get from Vancouver to Calgary? No? Don't worry, Virail knows. Our search tool uses data from thousands of travel providers to show you all the available routes for your chosen travel dates. Whether you want to travel by train, bus, plane, or carpool, we can help. Filter your results to suit your personal needs: decide whether you want a one-way or round trip ticket, look for a direct journey or one with connections, and choose the time of day that you prefer to travel. Take a look at all the information and find the transport option that's right for you. When you've selected your ideal journey, Virail will transfer you to the website of your chosen travel provider, where you can complete your booking. Your adventure is waiting - let Virail help you today.

How much does it cost to get from Vancouver to Calgary by bus?

Prices will vary when you travel from Vancouver to Calgary. On average, though, you'll pay about $129.37 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as $123.13, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $129.37 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Vancouver to Calgary.

How long will it take me to travel from Vancouver to Calgary by bus?

Traveling from Vancouver to Calgary by bus will usually take 14 hr 26 min. This journey covers a distance of 419.02 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 14 hr 26 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The journey between Vancouver and Calgary runs for about 419.02 mi and usually takes approximately 14 hr 26 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 13 hr 40 min. If you are trying to get from Vancouver to Calgary as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

When do departures from Vancouver to Calgary leave?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Vancouver to Calgary leaving at 7:15 AM. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 3:00 PM.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays. If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Vancouver to Calgary leaving at 7:15 AM. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 3:00 PM.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

How many times a day do journeys run from Vancouver to Calgary?

If you want to get from Vancouver to Calgary, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 4 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 4 direct journeys between Vancouver and Calgary. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 0 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Vancouver to Calgary. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Vancouver to Calgary, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Vancouver to Calgary.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

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If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $121.33 to $125.00 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 3% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Vancouver to Calgary

The cheapest Vancouver - Calgary bus tickets can be found for as low as $95.89 if you’re lucky, or $116.53 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $129.07.

Find the best day to travel to Calgary by bus

When travelling to Calgary by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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Vancouver to Calgary CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
47.2kg
Bus
50.58kg
Flight
134.87kg
Car
107.9kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Vancouver to Calgary?
A bus ticket from Vancouver to Calgary is $129.37. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $123.13.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Vancouver to Calgary?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Vancouver to Calgary is $123.13. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Vancouver and Calgary by bus?
Vancouver to Calgary is 419.02 mi.
How long does the bus between Vancouver and Calgary take?
Vancouver to Calgary is on average 14 hr 26 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 13 hr 40 min.
How many bus connections per day go from Vancouver to Calgary?
Vancouver to Calgary has 4 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Vancouver to Calgary leave?
The earliest bus from Vancouver to Calgary departs at 7:15 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Vancouver to Calgary depart?
The latest bus from Vancouver to Calgary departs at 3:00 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Vancouver to Calgary in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $123.13 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Vancouver to Calgary?
There are 2 station(s) that you can depart from Vancouver to go to Calgary. You can go from Vancouver Pacific Central Station and YVR Airport and you can arrive at Calgary 16 St SW.
How many direct connections depart from Vancouver to Calgary?
There are on average 4 direct connection(s) from Vancouver to go to Calgary.
What's the fastest journey time between Vancouver to Calgary by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Vancouver and Calgary is 13 hr 40 min.
Is there a direct bus from Vancouver to Calgary?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Vancouver and Calgary.
What are the CO2 emissions for Vancouver to Calgary by bus?
The bus journey from Vancouver to Calgary creates 50.58kg of CO2 emissions.

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